Major sports events of the year 1958. Participants dive into a pool at the Women's National AAU (Amateur Athletic Union) Diving Championship in Topeka, Kansas. Paul Jean Meyers wins the championship after beating Tahiea Sparling.
Activities of Governor Alf Landon and his family at their residence in Topeka ,Kansas. Governor of Kansas, Alfred Mossman Landon his wife and children walk towards their home. Wife serves food to her children. Girl drinks from a cup. Landon and his family sit and play in the living room. Boy play with a puppy. Landon work with documents. Books kept in front of him on a table.
Scene of steam locomotive starting to move. Engineer in the locomotive cab. Franklin D Roosevelt's Presidential election campaign. A railroad train pulls up at a station in Kentucky. Governor of New York, Franklin D Roosevelt addresses a public meeting in Topeka, Kansas,about the new deal and its help for farmers. His train arrives in Seattle and a large crowd welcomes him at the rail road station. A train moves over a bridge and Roosevelt arrives in Springfield, Georgia to campaign for the Presidential elections. He receives a warm welcome in Georgia.
The Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway passenger train in United States. Railway tracks with trees adjacent to them.Train approaches on the track. The Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe passenger train moves away on the railway track.
Air pollution in the metropolitan city area of Kansas, United States. View of Kansas City skyline on clear day and on smoggy day. Vehicles move on the streets. View of jet airliner taking off, emiting smoke. View of Kansas center city. An animated map shows seven Counties that differ in terms of land use, industrialization and economic activities in Missouri and Kansas. Kansas City Municipal and Fairfax airports, with aircraft taxiing. Aerial view of the airport areas with smog visible. View of bridges with factories behind barely visible through the smog. Rural road, with open burning of refuse in a large fire, with black smoke rising. Smoke rising from low building and from Large industrial plant. Aerial view of Kansas City from over the river,. with smoke obscuring the scene. Aerial view of smoke and pollution blanketing the whole area. Industrial plants along the river edge billowing smoke. The representatives of Kansas and Missouri present findings of the airport area survey during a conference. Animated illustrations of pollution sources: refuse burning; industrial processes; fuel combustion; and mobile sources.
The Kansas City Athletics on opening day of the baseball season in 1955, their first year in Kansas City. Parade in Kansas City to welcome the Athletics to Kansas City. Floats pass and players and VIPs go by on cars, including Bill Stewart and Jim Finigan. People crowd on either side of the street. People look out from shops and houses. Spectators in the Kansas City Municipality Stadium. Former U.S. President Harry S Truman seated with legendary owner and manager of the Athletics, Cornelius McGillicuddy, better known as Connie Mack. Dignitaries seated in the background. President Harry S Truman throws out the first pitch. Spectators applaud. The game begins against the Detroit Tigers.